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Truth & Reconciliation
Resources on the Truth & Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools
Truth & Reconciliation Commission
Read the TRC Report. (2015).
Truth & Reconciliation Commission reading project
. Videos of indigenous participants reading sections from the TRC report.
Province of Nova Scotia. (2011).
Aboriginal people in Nova Scotia
We were not the savages: First Nations history
, resources by Daniel N. Paul.
Residential Schools in Canada
Aboriginal Healing Foundation. (2007).
Misconceptions of Canada's Indian residential school system
. Ottawa: Aboriginal Healing Foundation. (1.94 Mb pdf)
Catherine Donnelly Foundation. (2018).
Cathy Gerrior (Inuit) a member of Apaji-wla'matulinej on finding your way back to your culture
. (11:49 min.)
Government of Canada. (2008).
Statement of apology to former students of Indian residential schools
. (1.0 Mb pdf)
Justice for Aboriginal Peoples: It's time
. [Video]. (6 min.)
Residential schools: A chronology
, from the Assembly of First Nations.
The Mi'kmaq and Residential Schools
Mason, M., Ward-Jerrit, J., Rosenmeier, L. & Corning, S. (2007).
The evolution of Mi'kmaw education: Charting the challenges, the failures and the successes
Kekina'muek: Learning about the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia
(p. 27-40). Truro, NS: Eastern Woodland Publishing. (1.87 Mb pdf)
information provided by Daniel N. Paul.
How can you get involved?
TRC "It Matters to Me" Virtual Ribbon Campaign
How can you get involved?
. [Video]. (2 min.)
Northern National Event - Witness
. [Video]. (3:18 min.)
What is reconciliation?
. [Video]. (3 min.)
Truth and Reconciliation Commissions links
Shaw, R. (2005).
Rethinking truth and reconciliation commissions: Lessons from Sierra Leone
Special Report 130
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa
, archival source guide and final report available.
Sverrisson, H. B. (2006).
Truth and reconciliation commission in Kosovo: A window of opportunity?
Peace Conflict & Development, 8
. (205K pdf)
Guide to internet sources on Truth and Reconciliation
, International Conflict Research (INCORE).
Naber, J.M.M. & Watson, R. (Eds.). (2006).
African faith-based communities: Advancing justice & reconciliation in relation to the ICC
. This manual explains the International Criminal Court (ICC) mandate and mission within the context of justice and reconciliation. It promotes relationships among religious leaders, faith-based organizations, and the ICC.